Lufthansa

May 21, 2007 - 6:07pm

The A318 Elite debut here also serves to showcase the airplane’s first interior by Hamburg, Germany-based interiors specialist Lufthansa Technik (LHT).

A Lufthansa Technik design team led by Alexandra Broekelmann worked closely with Comlux to create a cabin that was functional within standardized parameters, but that also retained the distinctive feel of a more highly personalized and costly private jet cabin.

May 10, 2007 - 6:53am

Swiss-based aviation services provider Jet Aviation has tapped Norbert Marx as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s Basel unit. Marx succeeds 34-year company veteran Rainer Albecker, who will remain with Jet Aviation’s completions operation.

May 10, 2007 - 6:49am
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In the 30 years since its founding, PrivatAir (Booth No. 740) has fine-tuned its skills in operating airliners for executive use. While the Swiss company is involved in the FBO business–setting them up or acquiring some–and is active in executive jet management, charter and brokering, its core business is operating a fleet of large jets, including three Boeing Business Jets, one BBJ2, one Boeing 757 and four Airbus Corporate Jetliners.

April 30, 2007 - 10:21am

The board of Deutsche Lufthansa, Europe’s second-largest airline, has approved a $1.5 billion expenditure for 30 Embraer E190s and 15 Bombardier CRJ900s.  

April 3, 2007 - 11:37am

Lufthansa Technik introduced a new premium service at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in May. With the just-launched Platinet Global Support Network, the German MRO and VIP jet services provider is joining selected partners in offering support for large VIP, government and business jets.

April 3, 2007 - 9:30am

The worldwide fleet of approximately 500 Learjet 20-series aircraft is the target for an RVSM solution offered by Olathe, Kan.-based Butler National.

Avcon Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of Butler National, and its RVSM project partner BizJet, a Lufthansa Technik Service company, have already upgraded more than 25 airplanes with the Avcon/BizJet RVSM group solution.

April 3, 2007 - 6:34am

Engineers from Lufthansa Technik and Thrane & Thrane have jointly developed a new mobile access router as a key component of Lufthansa Technik’s networked integrated cabin equipment, nicknamed Nice. The router will be the main interface to all devices on the Nice network, providing wireless laptop connectivity and other data access through Inmarsat’s Swift64 service and Gatelink (802.11b and -g).

March 28, 2007 - 7:10am

With more than 340 exhibitors signed up by late February, organizers of the fifth Aircraft Interiors Expo 2004 (scheduled to be held from March 30 to April 1 in Hamburg, Germany) expect this show to be the biggest yet, “at least 35 percent bigger than last year.” This year’s show will be highlighted by an interior mockup of the Boeing 7E7 cabin.

March 28, 2007 - 5:34am

Can an airline ever realistically hope to match the level of service and intimate environment a private jet offers? Silverjet Aviation thinks it can, and in January it launched what it calls Silver Service between London and New York with a dramatically modified Boeing 767-200. It might not be a private jet, but in terms of cabin comfort and amenities, it isn’t far from it, and on price it’s more than competitive.

March 26, 2007 - 12:56pm

Lufthansa Technik is offering total landing-gear support (TLS) from aircraft purchase through resale. TLS covers the landing gear over its entire life and assumes full responsibility from the moment the aircraft is purchased, including AOG support, overhaul, exchange gear, leasing and loans, through to resale.

 
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